Changing a mindset takes a mountain of grit, something that describes Debra Hilmerson perfectly—from her hard hat to her steel toe boots. Her 30 years in construction as a field laborer and safety consultant landed her in the right place at the right time to transform archaic equipment practices on construction sites. While laying
Hilmerson Safety™ was featured in the September 2019 Professional Safety Journal. Check out Dan Hannan's article "Lean To The Rescue" about how utilizing lean principles can save an organization money while reducing risk. Read Full Article at Professional Safety Journal
Hilmerson Safety’s™ Dan Hannan and Debra Hilmerson discuss rooftop management risks and satisfying OSHA requirements for building owners and facility managers in the July 2019 edition of Buildings Magazine.
Hilmerson Safety™ featured in For Construction Pros: “Engineered Guardrail System Improves Safety and Profitability”
Learn how the Hilmerson Safety™ designed an engineered system to help contractors reduce waste, improve safety and increase profitability in March 2019 Edition of For Construction Pros.
The idea is simple but powerful, one guardrail panel sold = one tree planted! In 2018 the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™ replaced approximately 125,000 linear feet of 2x4s on construction sites around the country supporting lean initiatives, sustainable building practices, and improved safety! And we have decided to take it one step further in 2019
Stop at our booth B51624 at World of Concrete to see why construction industry leading general contractors are using the Hilmerson Safety Rail System™! Improve job site safety with engineered leading edge protection while significantly reducing labor hours and material waste. Eliminate wasteful 2x4 guardrails from your job sites once and for all!
Dan Hannan, CSP A common belief is that success favors those that are active rather than passive. Hitting things head-on and hard directs the outcome, while being passive leaves you vulnerable. When it comes to safety, and in particular fall protection, we often find the exact opposite to be true. To find the best fit-for-purpose solution
Dan Hannan, CSP and Debra Hilmerson As 5S methodology and lean building practices become more wide spread in the construction industry, there is a growing need for smart safety solutions that are designed to align with lean building practices. Originally developed by the Japanese in the early 1900’s, the 5S methodology aims for systematic order
How to Develop a Safety Strategy Dan Hannan, CSP A strategy establishes the broad means and methods of how business will be conducted to achieve progress and attain goals. Approaching something strategically implies calculated decision-making. Strategies are forward-looking and develop an operational path into the future by committing to priorities and financial outlays. The strategic
When Safety Training Misses the Mark Dan Hannan, CSP Sitting through bad safety training is brutal. But it can be a double whammy for an employer who pays for a bad safety training, while paying employees to attend, and pushing pause on revenue generating work. OSHA’s compliance directive is simple. OSHA says workers must be